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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Grow Solar Power Hour event, Aug. 17

Electric Aggregation

 

The Village of Park Forest and Park Forest Public Library in conjunction with Grow Solar Chicagoland are co-hosting a Solar Power Hour on Wednesday, Aug. 17, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The event will include all the basics you need to know to c...

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Posted on: June 6, 2022

Volunteers Needed for RecycleFest!

2022 RecycleFest Flyer

Volunteers are needed for the Village of Park Forest's RecycleFest on July 30, 2022.

Volunteer's will work 7:30 a.m. -12:15 p.m.

Please Bring:

  • Reusable Water Bottle
  • Gloves
  • Safety Glasses Recommended
  • Masks Optional

Can be Counted as Volunteer Hours!

Please meet in...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

Volunteers Needed for Shred Event!

Shred Event 2022

Volunteers are needed for the Village of Park Forest's Shred Event on April 30, 2022.

Volunteer's will work 8:30AM-12:15PM.

Please Bring:

  • Reusable Water Bottle
  • Gloves

Can be Counted as Volunteer Hours!

Please meet in the parking lot of Orchard...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Annual Community Clean Up

Community Clean Up

Volunteers Needed!

Join us for the Park Forest Annual Community Clean Up!

April 2, 2022 from 9am-Noon.

Meet at Hidden Meadows Golf Range, 23521 Crawford Avenue, Park Forest, IL 60466.

Bring gloves and dress for the weather!

**Sponsored by the Park Forest Susta...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Park Forest one of 88 cities in the world named as climate leader

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The Village of Park Forest has been recognized by Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), an international non-profit organization that helps cities disclose their environmental impact, as one of 88 across the globe that continue to lead on environmental action ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Park Forest ranks 13th in the nation in green power percentage of electric use

Electric Aggregation

Park Forest is one of the top communities in the country in green power usage.Park Forest was officially recognized as a Green Power Community at the Sept. 6 board meeting held via Zoom.Green Power Communities are communities where the local government, b...

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Posted on: February 20, 2020

Park Forest goes green with renewable energy

Electric Aggregation

Park Forest is looking to go green with renewable energy.Residents this week are receiving letters in the mail alerting them to an electric aggregation switch approved by village board members last month.  Residents will continue to receive their...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Park Forest Growing Green Recycle Fest July 27th!

Park Forest's annual recycle event allows residents to recycle televisions (for a fee), document shredding, eyeglasses, books, and much more. See flyer for full details.

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Posted on: March 1, 2020

Free BioSolids Available to Park Forest Residents

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The Village of Park Forest offers free mulch and Exceptional Quality Compost (through a Metropolitan Water Reclamation District program) to its residents. You can pick it up for free or, for a delivery fee, the Village will deliver the mulch and compost t...

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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Park Forest Environment Commission presents Earth Week 2019, April 13 - April 22

The Park Forest Environment Commission celebrates Earth Week with the following events: 

April 9 - 30

Recycled Art ExhibitionTuesdays from 10 - 3, Wednesdays from 12 - 4, Fridays from 1:30 - 4, and Saturdays from 1 - 4Being held in conjunction with...

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Posted on: February 21, 2019

Village adopts new Climate Action and Resilience Plan

Park Forest Sustainability

Park Forest is taking action to prepare the community for the future impacts of climate change.Park Forest board members Monday night unanimously approved a Climate Action and Resilience Plan.The new plan builds on Park Forest’s Sustainability Plan adopte...

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Posted on: December 13, 2016

Deadline for residents to order free rain barrels, Dec. 19

Since Park Forest first alerted residents several months ago to an opportunity to order free rain barrels, close to 350 have placed orders. For residents who have not placed orders but are interested in taking advantage of this free rain barrel program, s...Read on...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

Park Forest Growing Green Recycle Fest set for July 31

Growing Green Recycle Fest

Park Forest will host its annual Growing Green Recycle Fest on Saturday, July 31, from, 8 a.m. to noon. Recycle Fest allows residents to dispose of a host of items in an environmentally friendly way. View the flyer here

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